Broadcom ICOS for the Aurora 720 100G switch.

Taipei, Taiwan 29th of February 2016.

The Aurora 720 switch is available with ICOS NOS for the deployment.

ICOS is a fully hardened networking OS specifically designed to run on Broadcom® StrataXGS switching silicon for datacenter applications, including spine/leaf deployments. ICOS supports traditional management options including an industry-standard command line interface, SNMP, and Linux server ecosystem tools such as Chef, Puppet, and Linux shell. ICOS runs on several control plane processors such as MIPS, PowerPC, and x86, including Open Compute Project (OCP) platforms. ICOS is designed to be a network OS running as a service on stock server-class Linux operating systems such as Ubuntu. ICOS is a full-featured networking OS for datacenters and includes advanced layer-2 features such as MLAG, layer-3 features such as VRF-Lite, and SDN features such as VxLAN, OpenFlow, and OpEN API.

It is fully integrated with the Aurora 720 switch and includes the following modules:
• Switching (Layer 2)
• Data Center
• Routing (Layer 3)
• IPv6 Routing (Layer 3)
• Multicast
• BGP-4
• Quality of Service
• Management (CLI and SNMP)

ICOS CLI user guide.


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